The United States of Leland

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The United States of Leland

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The United States of Leland

Release Date: January 18, 2003

Year    :   2003
Slogan    :   «Crime. Confusion. Compassion. They're all just states of mind.»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   Thousand Words, Media 8 Entertainment, Trigger Street Productions, MDP Worldwide
Director    :   Matthew Ryan Hoge
Producers    :   Kevin Spacey, Palmer West, Jonah Smith, Celeste Healy, Emily Schweber, Barbara Harris, Jude S. Walko, Bernie Morris, Marsha L. Swinton, Christine Bonnem, Kimberly Edwards, Michelle LeDoux
Writers    :   Matthew Ryan Hoge
RunTime    :   108 mins.
Revenue    :   343847

A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the prison, decides to write about Leland's case. Meanwhile, others affected by the murder, including Becky and her sister, Julie, must contend with their own problems.

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